Swedish names


Acke -   Short form of English Ackerley, meaning "oak meadow."
Adolfus - Latinized form of German Adolf, meaning "noble wolf." Used by the Swedish.
Albrikt - Old Swedish form of Low German Albrekt, meaning "bright nobility."
Alrick - Variant spelling of Swedish Alrik, meaning "all-powerful; ruler of all."
Alrik - Swedish form of Old Norse Alrekr, meaning "all-powerful; ruler of all."
Ander -   Basque form of Greek Andreas, meaning "man; warrior."
Anund - Old Danish and Swedish form of Old Norse Anundr, possibly meaning "triumph of the ancestor/forefather." 
Arvidh - Swedish form of Old Norse Arnviðr, meaning "eagle tree."
Asmund - Old Swedish form of Old Norse Ásmundr, meaning "divine protection."
Asvald - Swedish form of Old Norse Ásvaldr, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."
Bengt - Modern form of Swedish Benkt, meaning "blessed." 
Benkt - Swedish contracted form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed."
Birghir - Old Swedish variant form of Scandinavian Birger, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Bosse - Pet form of Swedish Bo, meaning "householder."
Byrghir - Old Swedish form of Scandinavian Birger, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Christer - Danish and Swedish form of Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Dagher - Swedish form of Old Norse Dagr, meaning "day."
Elof - Swedish form of Old Norse Eileifr, meaning "ever-heir."
Elov - Variant spelling of Swedish Elof, meaning "ever-heir."
Espen - Swedish form of Old Norse Ásbjorn, meaning "divine-bear."
Frej - Danish and Swedish form of Old Norse Freyr, meaning "lord, master."
Greger - Swedish form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Gudhlef - Old Swedish form of Old Norse Guðleifr, meaning "divine heir."
Gustaf - Swedish form of Latin Gustavus, meaning "meditation staff."
Halsten - Swedish form of Old Norse Hallsteinn, meaning "rock stone."
Halvar - Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Halvard, meaning "rock defender."
Hampus - Latin form of Old High German Hampe, meaning "bright home." In use by the Swedish.
Hasse - Swedish pet form of German Hans,meaning "God is gracious." 
Hendrick - Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Henric - Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Hilde - Swedish masculine form of Old Norse Hildr, meaning "battle." Compare with feminine Hilde.
Holmger - Old Swedish form of Old Norse Holmgeirr, meaning "spear island."
Isak - Swedish form of Greek Isaák, meaning "he will laugh." 
Janne - Pet form of Danish/Norwegian Johanne, meaning "God is gracious."
Jannik - Swedish pet form of Low German Jan, meaning "God is gracious."
Jerk - Short form of Swedish Jerker, meaning "ever-ruler."
Jerker - Swedish variant form of Scandinavian Erik, meaning "ever-ruler."
Jonatan - Swedish form of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning "God has given."
Krister - Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Kristoffer, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Lagman - Medieval Swedish form of Old Norse Logma�r, meaning "lawman."
Lares - Variant spelling of Swedish Laris, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laris - Variant spelling of Swedish Laures, meaning "of Laurentum."
Laurens - Short form of Latin Laurentinus, meaning "of Laurentum." In use by the Dutch, Danish and Swedish.
Laures - Swedish form of Latin Laurens, meaning "of Laurentum."
Love - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Old English lufu, meaning "affection, friendliness, love." Compare with masculine Love.
Ludde - Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Ludvig, meaning "famous warrior." 
Nels - Variant form of Swedish Nils, meaning "victor of the people."
Nils - Swedish form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Nisse - Pet form of Swedish Nils, meaning "victor of the people."
Noak - Swedish form of Greek Noe, meaning "rest."
Odder - Old Swedish form of Old Norse Oddr, meaning "point of a weapon."
Olle - Pet form of Swedish Olov, meaning "heir of the ancestors."
Olof - Variant spelling of Swedish Olov, meaning "heir of the ancestors."
Olov - Swedish form of Scandinavian Olaf, meaning "heir of the ancestors."
Pehr - Swedish pet form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pelle - Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Per, meaning "rock, stone."
Rodger -   Swedish form of Old Norse Róðgeirr, meaning "famous spear."
Roffe - Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Rolf, meaning "famous wolf." 
Staffan - Swedish form of Greek Stephanos, meaning "crown."
Sten - Swedish form of Old Norse Steinn, meaning "stone."
Sture - Swedish name derived from Old Norse stúra, meaning "obstinate."
Sven - Swedish form of Old Norse Sveinn, meaning "boy."
Thyr - Swedish form of Old Norse Týr, meaning "god."
Ture - Danish and Swedish form of Scandinavian Tore, meaning "thunder."
Tyko - Swedish form of Greek Tychon, meaning "hitting the mark."
Tyr - Swedish form of Old Norse Týr, meaning "god."
Valentin -   Czech form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
Vilfrid - Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Vilfred, meaning "desires peace."

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